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Olin, Hewitt named Jr. First Citizens


November 14, 2018

THIS YEAR'S Junior First Citizens, from Sweet Home, are Sarah Hewitt and Austin Olin.

Sweet Home High School seniors Sarah Hewitt and Austin Olin have been chosen Junior First Citizens for Sweet Home for 2018, and Olin last week was chosen as Linn County's Junior First Citizen.

"It's a huge honor to have been chosen to represent my town," said Hewitt, 17, adding that she felt privileged to be selected from a field of "great nominees."

Olin, 18, said that being selected as Sweet Home's nominee "was an amazing opportunity in itself, but to go further past that, it's almost like a breeze of all of your hard work finally paying off and being recognized for it.

"It's super exci...

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